Let the memory of Virginia be with us forever
  • 98 years old
  • Born on December 28, 1916 in Alabama, United States.
  • Passed away on February 9, 2015 .
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Virginia McCarroll 98 years old , born on December 28, 1916 and passed away on February 9, 2015. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Darrol McCarroll on 11th February 2019
Without realizing, I worn your charm necklace yesterday. Many happy memories in your magic gardens. God bless and keep you always.
Posted by Darrol McCarroll on 17th January 2018
Resting in Paradise... God Bless
Posted by Kelsey Lindsey on 28th December 2016
Thinking of you on the anniversary marking 100 years since your birth. Feeling blessed by your presence. Always, Darrolyn
Posted by Kelsey Lindsey on 2nd August 2016
Thinking of you for no particular reason..feeling much love and joy over all the good times. .Oh sweet memories ..... Rest well dear one. Darrolyn
Posted by Jo Bonney on 14th March 2016
The happy memories we shared over a half century century will never fade. You are always in my thoughts and prayers. May your soul rest in peace until the end of time. Love you now and forever. Jo Bonney & Family
Posted by Kelsey Lindsey on 28th December 2015
Happy 99 th Birthday aunt Virginia. Resting in Paradise. We love and miss you.
Posted by Jo Bonney on 6th March 2015
My parents, Harvey and Mildred Venson, who migrated from NJ to DC to attend Howard University in the late 1930’s have nicknamed Virginia, Virgie, and since our birth, we have always referred to her as Virgie. She has been in my life since infancy and played the role of adopted mother and Grandma Virgie to my children. After many visits to each other throughout the years to Riverside Drive NY, to her place in upper state NY to DC, we became even closer. When I married and had children, she would come to DC and spend weeks at a time participating in family activities, showing us how to start a garden and how to prepare food using a Wok. We shared many stories about our travels and especially our experiences in Africa. We will truly miss her voice, smile, laughter and playfulness. Rest in peace, beloved. You will never be forgotten. You will live forever in our hearts.Love forever and always, Jo Bonney and children-Tabi, Zelle, Elitcha; sisters-Linda, Joyce, Sheila; brother, Mark
Posted by Sheila Venson on 6th March 2015
Virgie was always an inspiration to me. I loved her sharp mind and wit. I visited her with family over the years with family and she always recognized us and offered us gifts. She was such a generous person. We love her. I am 60 going on 61 this year and hope to have a clear mind and generosity as Virgie had, God bless and rest her soul.
Posted by Darlene Young on 3rd March 2015
Phenomenal, Genius, Strong and Loving. These are just some words to describe cousin Virginia. She has made an everlasting impression in the hearts of all those that love her. My fondest memories of her go back long ago. I remember Virginia hitching her car full of wonderful treasures to give out to those ready to receive her gifts. She taught us the importance of genealogy and to honor those that came before you. Our last visit together was spent musically. We sang, 'Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child'. I can truly say the gift (Virginia) is at home. Well done good and faithful servant.
Posted by Tammy Van Dunk on 28th February 2015
There really are no words to describe my Aunt Virginia. We bonded when I was about 10 years old when she discovered we were both Capricorns and very extensively explained to me all about astrology and what it meant to be the "goat". LOL! When I think of Aunt Virginia I remember how incredible of a person she was. She was tough on me about getting my education and traveling as much as possible. I revered her in all that she was. I wanted to "be" Aunt Virginia. Thank you, Aunt Virginia, for taking time out to tell me stories, taking me places, educating me, challenging my mind and soul and imparting wisdom I'll never forget. Above all, thank you for just being the unique, eccentric, loving and one-of-a-kind individual you were. You being a part of my life was truly a gift from God. Rest in Paradise as the true Queen you are! Love you. -Your fellow Goat Sister, Tammy.
Posted by Maximino Esmart-hall on 28th February 2015
I only knew her for 4 short years, in the winter of her long life. She was amazing even at 98. When I visited her in the nursing home, she would tease me and I her. She enjoyed me stealing kisses. She would say "you dirty dawg" and laugh a deep hardy laugh. We played peek-a-boo and I danced for her. Her senses were dull now but she still had passion in her eyes..Good night Chiquita, love Your"dirty dawg"
Posted by Darrol McCarroll on 28th February 2015
"We taste life in the moment and only understand it in retrospect." Virgina taught me so much and so subtly. In casual conversation one day she said "The river is everywhere". I didn't understand. She went to her car and after rummaging through oceans of books, she handed me a copy of SIDDHARTHA - Herman Hess. We enjoyed many discussions over the years about the it's meaning. Thank you for this any much more my Love. Rest in Paradise

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